Merry Christmas

Hi from Apollo Beach on the Great Ocean Road west of Melbourne. We spent Christmas Day doing a bush walk in the morning, a lazy nap in the early afternoon, a beach walk mid-afternoon, and a surprisingly good dinner at the crazy-busy only restaurant open in town today. Not our usual Christmas Day, but we … more

G’day from ‘Gong

We are in Wollongong, called Gong by the locals. Tuesday we took a short but very early flight from the Gold Coat back to Sydney, picked up a rental car and drove out to Katoomba in the Blue Mountains west of Sydney. We did a short bush walk that afternoon and a longer one in … more

Springbrook Park Walk

Time is flying by and I’ve been too busy having fun to post very munch. Here are some photos from a forest (bush they call it here) walk in Springbrook National Park, about an hour drive inland from the Gold Coast. This bush area is on a plateau. Very lush and full of the sounds … more

Gold Coast

On Tuesday we took a short ( about 1:20) flight north from Sydney to the Gold Coast where my daughter Sara lives. Its about 100km south of Brisbane. We made it from the airport to Sara’s in our rental car on the “wrong” side of the road with Inge at the wheel. The major problem … more

More Sydney photos

We are on the Gold Coast now, but here are few more Sydney photos before I move on. The weather in Sydney turned cool and very windy for our last few days, but we still got out on foot and by ferry. Sydney on a windy day from Manly Christmas party Bondi Beach fisherman near … more